Percentage of households in the U.S. from 1990 to 2017, by type

Percentage of U.S. households 1990-2017, by type This graph shows the distribution of households in the United States from 1990 to 2017, by type. In 2017, about 34 percent of all households were one person households.
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Husband-wife householdsFemale householder, no spouse presentMale householder, no spouse presentOne person households
199055.2%11.6%3.4%24.6%
200051.7%12.2%4.2%25.8%
201048.4%13.1%5%26.7%
201348.3%12.6%5%27.4%
201448.39%12.51%5.12%27.74%
201548.16%12.48%4.95%27.98%
201647.89%12.42%5.02%28.12%
201748.17%12.34%5.11%34.38%
Husband-wife householdsFemale householder, no spouse presentMale householder, no spouse presentOne person households
199055.2%11.6%3.4%24.6%
200051.7%12.2%4.2%25.8%
201048.4%13.1%5%26.7%
201348.3%12.6%5%27.4%
201448.39%12.51%5.12%27.74%
201548.16%12.48%4.95%27.98%
201647.89%12.42%5.02%28.12%
201748.17%12.34%5.11%34.38%
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This graph shows the distribution of households in the United States from 1990 to 2017, by type. In 2017, about 34 percent of all households were one person households.
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May 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1990 to 2017

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